This year was another great year and I got to learn a great deal from some big thinkers in the industry—specifically in structuring the business, as this was the theme for 2017. While it’s not easy to boil down the whole summit to seven main points for Cross Border Summit lessons.
As the international (more specifically cross-border) e-commerce industry has grown over the years – so has the demand for cross border services from China and Asia to the world. The team at Global From Asia has recently launched a new platform – GFA deals – to help the community discover new software and services for the industry and get first … Read More
GFA237. Crypto Talk! We are talking Crypto here at Global From Asia. I know – some of you feel it is all scams – but there are legitimate projects and initiatives happening. By you subscribing and listening today I assume you like and trust us here at GFA – so hear us out. Blockchain will be a game changer more than the internet has been for the world. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode237.
Contracts in China. A contract is one of the essential parts of an effective agreement or business relationship; it simply seals the deal and safeguards both parties’ rights and interests, including backing up your claims in a dispute. Just like in any other country, contracts play a vital role in every transaction with a Chinese company.
GFA236. Things are rocking and rolling here so much growth and pushing of limits and boundaries – and it is very timely to get our guest on the show – finally! Today’s guest we have Mad Singers who is a management pro and someone I look up to when it comes to managing a team. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode236.
Over 227 million people actively use PayPal worldwide, making it the one of the most popular online financial services. However, it isn’t perfect; complex fees associated with using it is its major drawback, as is the fact that PayPal can freeze your account anytime for almost any reason. So, just in case you want to try paypal alternatives, read on.
GFA235. Today’s show is a different style – we are taking small clips of various team members and going “Behind the scenes” at GFA to see who is doing what and what we are really working on all day. We are fully online – and it is an amazing thing that made my move from China to Thailand a lot less stressful – at least business wise. Meet the GFA team. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode235.
GFA234. Today’s topic is about building an ecommerce team. Having a good team is critical to the success of a business our guest, Nathan Hirsh, co-founder and CEO of Freeeup a platform to help you find vetted and quality online staff. He and I have a great conversation and I think it will help many people at various stages of their business – ecommerce or not. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode234.
If you’re Chinese who plans to leave China for a while or for good, the use of VPN will be necessary in order for you to easily access some websites when you’re outside China. VPN simply makes it appear you’re accessing Chinese websites as if you’re in China when you really are no. Read more about VPN for Chinese Websites
Nowadays, mobile payment has turned to be the most popular payment method in China. If you are walking on the street, you may find nearly every stores, markets, restaurants, taxis……even some beggars accept mobile payment as a method of payment. This blog is a guide to using and setting up an account in Alipay.
Since the emergence of ecommerce, businesses have gotten a chance to increase their reach to engage with customers beyond their borders. Nowadays, one can do shopping at the press of their fingertips. All the credit for this goes to some of the top online B2B marketplaces in the world one of which is Alibaba currently the biggest and best B2B marketplace in the world. Others are following suit however and are not far behind, find out more about Alibaba competitors.
GFA233. We are talking about today about how to triple your sales by looking to international markets or selling globally. We have a co-founder from Easy Ship on, Tommaso Tamburnotti and he shares some unique insights about international markets you may have never considered – with actionable advice on what you can do to go global – from Asia! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode233.
GFA232 + GFAE Bonus Announcement. Welcome to this week’s show, loyal listeners! Today we brought Bryant Zhang, co-founder of Ennoplus factory. They are a manufacturer and designer of solar powered outdoor LED lights. I am inside the factory to do this show, and discuss some insights of how they started and grew so fast. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode232.
GFA230. Interested in starting a SaaS business? Then today you are in for a treat! Renaud from Syncontrol, a QC inspection software is on the show and we are talking customers: ‘rabbits’, ‘deers’, ‘elephants’ and the 4 stages: ‘build’, ‘nail’, ‘grow’, ‘milk’, and the slow growth of revenue and the need for financing. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode230.
GFA229. This week we have Chris Rawlings, CEO and Founder of Judo Launch a hot new startup helping Amazon sellers launch their products. We got him on the show today to talk about his journey from a 7 figure Amazon seller to a funded software startup and coming to China. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode229.
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ePacket shipping is an agreement made between China Post and the US Postal Service that aims to increase international e-commerce sales for China. ePacket is an international courier service that enables sellers to ship items globally for a relatively cheap shipping fee, and for a shortened delivery time.
GFA227. Today’s topic is building an SEO company from Bali, Indonesia. We have Brie Moreau, an SEO expert, who shares some internet marketing strategies – but more on the lifestyle and adjustments of working online in a remote, tropical paradise. Enjoy! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode227.
GFA226. Welcome to another Global From Asia Podcast! We are keeping up our promise to keep you guys up to date with wild and amazing new business trends and today I am so excited to share with you – Global From Asia is investing in the Latin America market – big time. Find out more about our Latin America expansion! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode226.